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LINKTV
Aug 11, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. u.s. president, barack obama, went on the offensive in the nsa scandals. >> we can and must be transparent. muchve to make public as information about these programs as possible. given the history of abuse by governments, it is right to ask questions about surveillance, particularly as technology is reshaping every aspect of our lives. >> he announced a review of u.s. surveillance programs and that he would appoint an independent commission to evaluate data collection how. earlier two internet firms said they would cease custom data gathering. one was reportedly in the region used by edward snowden to send in printed messages. he said the debate would have taken place without revelation, but he repeated the call for him to return to the u.s. to face the espionage charges. >> queen elizabeth begins her summer holiday in scotland on friday. her husband is expected to join her on monday. the newest member of the royal family, prince george,
LINKTV
Aug 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
agency, the nsa, by the help of internet companies for surveillance programs? newspaper claims to have documents showing the to websiteslions like facebook and google, though they have denied all knowledge prism. yahoo admits receiving money for compulsory called a process imposed by the government. at first it was bill gates, itadays steve ballmer -- now is steve ballmer -- the tiddly woman credited with transforming -- the two man credited with have re-ing microsoft signed. thecompany has long faced decision for for failing to identity rapid changes in the i.t. world and now the search is on for a new boss. >> steve ballmer is most at home selling his product and performing in front of an audience. his enthusiasm is legendary. >> it really is an exciting, exciting day. >> steve ballmer was hand-picked by bill gates to bring commercial savvy to a company where being called a nerd was a complement. wingate stepped down, steve ballmer took over the operation, but -- when bill gates stepped down, steve homer took over the entire -- steve ballmer took over the operation. >> we have r
LINKTV
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
to talk about the issue and answer questions on the nsa civilian -- nsa surveillance program, to explain it because there is a growing distrust in the u.s. when it comes to privacy. from what i can speculate -- i think also he will touch n the peace talks between israelis and palestinians. >> in washington with our crystal ball, thank you very much. >> let's not forget that this cooling of relations resulted from russia granting asylum to nsa whistleblower edward snowden. now in a related story, a secure e-mail service thought to be used by snowden has been abruptly closed down. the service, lavabit, appears to have made the decision to shut itself down rather than comply with demand by the government to provide access to customer information. >> the company owner said in a statement, "i have been forced to make a difficult decision -- to become complicit in crimes against the american people or walk away from nearly 10 years of hard work by shutting down lavabit." u.s. president barack obama has spent part of the week huddling to brainstorm what can be done to restore public tru
LINKTV
Aug 5, 2013 2:00pm PDT
insists nothing has been done wrong. >> it has worked with the nsa and that is completely inappropriate. >> some are calling with a -- for a special parliamentary commission. >> we get the feeling the intelligence agencies only tell us what they absolutely have to instead of what they really should be telling us. >> there will be plenty to discuss when the control committee meets next monday. the german agencies will face questions about the extent of their cooperation. >> other stories making news around the world. japan's aggression in the nuclear power plant is likely discharging radioactive they have a barrier designed to contain it and it threatens to seek into a nearby bay. >> protesters are demanding morsi's reinstatement as president in egypt. >> allies of the prime minister have held talks, concerned that the future of the current prime minister and supporters have been threatening to withdraw from the coalition after the media magnate was sentenced for tax fraud. >> there is a great concern when there is a violation of food safety. >> several countries have banne
LINKTV
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
promise from the nsa -- germany's top intelligence minister says the u.s. has offered adeal great >> could israel a someone's doom peace talks before they begin? >> and the row between britain and spain over gibraltar is heating up. london is sending out warships area -- warships. >> aagreement between the u.s. and germany -- it could be the latest result of edward snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by the nsa. >> today, the man who oversees intelligence in angela merkel's government says washington offered this deal to try to allay german peoples fears that their text and phone calls are being spied spied on by foreign agency. he appeared for the second time in front of a lawmakers committee. >> it has been dominating the headlines just six weeks before national elections in germany. now the government is hoping this new pledge will neutralize the issue. >> the government's chief of staff was grilled for six hours on the nation -- on the nature of german collaborators with foreign intelligence agencies. he has been assured that neither the u.s. or britain rope protecti
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
this point, the nsa surveillance affair does appear to have dented chancellor angela merkel 's credibility among voters, but she still outclasses her main challenger, peer steinbrueck. if germans had to vote today for chancellor, 55% would choose merkel, versus 22%. 17% which is neither. most germans would prefer a grand coalition. steinberg has said such a coalition would have to go ahead without him -- time brewing -- steinbrueck. >> it was one of the most shocking events in south african history, the massacre of 34 miners. >> south africans have been commemorating the anniversary. >> the president backed out of the ceremonies, having lost support of many mineworkers. opponents say the case exposes his failure to tackle south africa's problems. >> gathering at the rocky outcrop to remember the men who were gunned down more than a year ago. the miners said they would continue their struggle. >> we need to make sure that there is no blood that is going to be shut again. >> the massacre was south africa's deadliest labor incident since the end of apartheid. the government inquir
LINKTV
Aug 7, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in germany next month. voters are angered i the allegations that the nsa targeted the massive spying program and the german government was complicit. the government is fighting back. >> germany's foreign intelligence service, ded, uses its installation in bavaria to survey the world. some of that information is shared with the national security agency from the u.s.. in parliament, a scandal. the social democrats want access. and it is the center-right that says that it was these social democrats who came up with the information sharing all they were in government. >> this agreement is based on a policy decision from the former chancellor and chief of staff. >> under chancellor gerhard schroeder, he was responsible for cord knitting the agencies. today he serves as the chief of a parliamentary group. this is seen as a campaign issue ahead of the general election next month. it cracks -- >> it is total hypocrisy for the spd to be outraged at the cooperation between the nsa and the dd. >> they say that the government is trying to dodge the implications. >> germany is one of the top arms
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